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Jamaican Sweet Potato Pudding Recipe

Sweet Potato Pudding is a Jamaican favorite for anytime of the day.

Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds sweet potato
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 1 1/2 cups dried fruits
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon mixed spice
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon margarine

Preparation:

  1. Wash and pare off the skin of the potatoes
  2. Wash again then grate
  3. Grate coconut, add water and squeeze juice through a strainer
  4. Blend flour, mixed spice (raisins etc) ,salt, and nutmeg.
  5. Combine this mixture with the grated potatoes and mix well
  6. Add sugar, fruits and coconut milk. Mix well.
  7. Grease pan, pour in batter, bake at 350 degrees F for 40-60 minutes or until done
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9 Comments

  • Shay

    I made this sweet potato pudding recipe and it tasted real good. The only thing is that I would have added a bit more sugar to it, but the spices blended together so well

  • Neerja

    What is mixed spice .name please

    • Jamaican Recipes

      Hi, it is a mixture of various spices used in baking.

      It comes in different brands (Eve, Island Spice etc.) or you can make your own, see ingredients below.

      1 tsp. ground cinnamon
      1 tsp. ground pimento
      1 tsp. grated nutmeg
      1 tsp. ground anise
      1 tsp. ground cloves
      1 tsp. ground ginger

      Blend all spices together.

    • Hugh Morgan

      Mix Spice is Allspice and sells in U.S.

    • Gary

      Allspice sounds like it is a mixture of spices so sometimes people mistake it for mixed spice, but they are not the same. Allspice is a single spice.
      “Allspice, also known as Jamaica pepper, myrtle pepper, pimenta, or pimento,[a] is the dried unripe berry of Pimenta dioica, a midcanopy tree native to the Greater Antilles, southern Mexico, and Central America, now cultivated in many warm parts of the world.” (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allspice)

    • Shakera

      If you want it to taste better use nutmeg

  • Rose Smith

    My mom use to make this pudding when I was a little girl. She never put any kind of fruit in hers. She only used the grated sweet potatoes. Will the other the amount of the other ingredients change if the other fruits were omitted?

    Thanks,
    Rose Smith

  • Aviva

    Approximately how much sweet potato do you use for this recipe?

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